By Australia Associated Press
Published: 06:13 GMT, 24 January 2021 | Updated: 06:13 GMT, 24 January 2021
New Zealanders will find out on Monday whether a new case of COVID-19 will prompt new restrictions, or the infected woman's 'extremely assiduous' personal contact tracing has stopped spread of the disease.
On Sunday, health officials announced they had identified a first case of the deadly virus in the community since November.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
The positive test came from a 56-year-old Northland woman who travelled in Spain and the Netherlands, departing from London and arriving in Auckland around the turn of the year.
She left NZ's mandatory 14-day hotel isolation regime after producing two negative tests, as is standard.
New Zealanders will find out on Monday whether Covid-19 restrictions will be tightened after the nation recorded its first locally acquired coronavirus case since November. Pictured: People wait to be tested at a testing station in Auckland in November
However, the woman subsequently developed muscle aches and reported her symptoms to health workers in follow-up interviews.
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